Spring Break Free Week
Enjoy Free Access to all RecWell Facilities and Select Amenities Anyone with an active U Card is welcome to enjoy free access to all Recreation and Wellness facilities, Hydromassage sessions,Group Fitness classes, and indoor rock climbing from March 15-22*! For a list of Spring Break facility hours, visit the Facilities page. Don't forget your U Card! View more information about our free amenities below. *Free Group Fitness Classes (March 17-23) Minneapolis schedule St. Paul schedule Free Hydromassage Sessions To schedule your free 15-minute appointment, simply come to the front desk of the University Recreation and Wellness Center or email email@example.com. Free Climbing / Bouldering Climbing and bouldering will be free during Spring Break in Minneapolis and St. Paul. View the Outdoor Center's reduced Spring Break hours below: Outdoor Rental Center 3/17-3/21 (Mon-Fri) 12-6pm Minneapolis Climbing Wall (Bouldering and Top-Rope Climbing) 3/14 (Fri) Open, 12-7pm 3/15-3/16 (Sat-Sun) Closed 3/17-3/21 (Mon-Fri) Open, Noon-6:00pm 3/22-3/23 (Sat-Sun) Closed St. Paul Climbing Wall Open for Family Day on Sunday (3/16 and 3/23) from 1:00-5:00pm
Half Price Climbing Passes
Semester climbing passes are now on sale at the University of Minnesota Outdoor Center. Your $30 half semester fee includes the following: Unlimited climbing through finals week Free harness rentals Free climbing shoe rentals For more information about the UMN climbing program, visit the Climbing Wall page or contact the Outdoor Center.
Spring 2 Learn to Swim Registration
Spring 2 Learn to Swim registration will open on Friday, January 3. About the Program The Learn to Swim Program provides individuals with a solid foundation of water safety knowledge and skills. We feature a variety of knowledgeable and responsible instructors who create the fun and excitement of our swim lessons. Facilities The Learn to Swim program utilizes state of the art swimming facilities on the University of Minnesota Campus. Minneapolis Cooke 10: Warm (83-86 degrees), shallow water (3.5' -5') pool with ramp accessibility [map] Cooke 15: Cool (78.8-80 degrees), deep water (12') pool [map] Natatorium: Cool (79-81 deg), deep water (7') competition pool [map] Diving Well: Warm (80-82 degrees), deep water (12' – 18') pool with 1 meter and 3 meter springboards and platforms [map] Saint Paul 8 lane shallow pool: (3.5' - 5'), (81-83 degrees) [map] View more information on the Learn to Swim page.
Alumni Intramural Basketball Tournament
Let March Madness Begin! Come back to campus for the Annual Intramural Alumni Basketball Tournament at the University of Minnesota. Get your old intramural team back together, form a new team with friends, or contact us as a free agent. Alumni of all ages are encouraged to participate and join in the fun. Tournament Information Event Date: Saturday, March 29 (9am-4pm) Location: U. Recreation and Wellness Center (map) Team Fee: $250 Registration Deadline: Friday, March 21 Other Details: Teams are guaranteed 3 games and are limited to 10 players per team. At least one individual from each team must be a U of MN alum. Light food and refreshments will be provided. University Recreation and Wellness Center Expansion Now Open! We are excited to be hosting the tournament in the new Recreation and Wellness Center expansion! This state-of-the-art facility opened in September of 2013 and has an additional two full sized basketball courts to take advantage of! View more about the new RecWell expansion here. Contact Information Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: (612) 624-8657 Register Here